Political Headlines - February 12, 2013

  • Republican Gomez to campaign for US Senate: Globe columnist Juliette Kayyem writes.Gabriel Gomez, a former Navy SEAL , will now have until Feb. 27 to collect 10,000 certified signatures. Globe politics reporters Michael Levenson and Noah Bierman profile.
  • Time to expand the Family Medical Leave Act: The FMLA doesn't cover part-time workers or those at businesses with fewer than 50 employees, or who haven't held their jobs for at least a year. Globe columnist Joanna Weiss writes.